What's Your Word — #WhatsYourWord
This history of The Awakenings Project STL is rooted in this word, photographed in late 2016 on the back of a woman whose husband taught her how to use a camera.
That woman is Marissa Southards.
Of all the participants in The Awakenings Project, few have left indelible marks on the project by their sheer presence and will. One of those fearsome women is, Jennifer McCoy. After hearing about the Awakenings Project through social media invite via her friend and Awakenings Project creator, Marissa Southards, Jennifer, affectionately known in certain circles as just “McCoy”, sat for the initial cycle of The Awakenings Project, AI. Her word? Pussy. Yes, PUSSY. In eloquence that only McCoy can give, hear her reason for why she chose such a provocative and evocative word: “My word was “pussy”. I...